SHOW #491 – Guests: Chase Briscoe, Cole Custer – We recap all 3 Championship races from Homestead-Miami Speedway, Danica Patrick says no more full time, makes big announcement for 2018, NASCAR this less pit crew members is better, Blaney has new team and paint, Truex racks up frequent flyer miles, Gaughan is gone, and tons more. Happy Thanksgiving (in the U.S. anyway) Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.
(Roughly 48:00 mins)
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SHOW #490 – Guests: Johnny Sauter & William Byron – We recap the Phoenix NASCAR weekend, Budweiser honors Dale Jr., Matt Kenseth definitely maybe out for good, all 3 series crown their champion this weekend, Toby becomes a dad, and tons more. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie
(Roughly 48:00 mins)
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SHOW #489 – Guest: Aric Almirola – We also recap the Texas NASCAR weekend, 2018 race start times announced, another Larson is coming, Kenseth has nothing for 2018, Almirola gets the 10 car, we announce 1 Championship Weekend ticket package winner and announce how to win even more. Plus Toby rubs elbows with fans at Texas and more. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.
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By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie
FORT WORTH, Texas — Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway proved once and for all that Jimmie Johnson is actually human, and it very well could go in the books as the worst race of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.
Despite winning seven races in the past at the 1.5-mile speedway in Texas, the 42-year-0ld looked out of sorts all day long this time around.
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By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie
FORT WORTH, Texas — In Friday’s opening practice session for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, Ryan Blaney was fastest among eight drivers who eclipsed the pole-winning speed from the spring race at Texas Motor Speedway. Blaney’s lap — 199.933 mph — was just shy of a 200 mile-per-hour average.
Back in the spring, the North Carolina native started second at Texas and dominated the event. In all, Blaney won a stage and led 148 laps. However pit strategy and issues on pit road between stages mired him deep in the field late in the race, and he wasn’t able to rebound. Blaney finished 12th that day.
Fast forward seven months, and the 23-year-old driver — who won at Pocono earlier this year — comes to Texas a championship contender, and he’s looking to avenge that frustrating finish earlier in the season at the 1.5-mile speedway.
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